Improved User Profile Disk Management with Azure RemoteApp

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Since a couple of weeks there are some improvements made to Azure RemoteApp regarding the management of the User Profile Disks. Management of the User Profile disks was not possible for the users of Azure RemoteApp. If a copy of the User Profile disk was needed you had to contact Azure Support and they could provide you the link to the User Profile Disk. Also removing a corrupted User Profile disk was also only possible through contacting Azure Support. With the release of the following 2 PowerShell cmdlets the user can now execute these actions themselves: Copy-AzureRemoteAppUserDisk and Remove-AzureRemoteAppUserDisk. Both cmdlets are available from Azure Module version 1.5.0.
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User Environment Management in Azure RemoteApp – Part 5

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This is the 5th part of the blog series about User Environment Management within Azure RemoteApp. In the first 2 blogposts which you can find here and here I discussed the use of Microsoft User Experience Virtualization in combination with Azure RemoteApp. In the 3rd part I explained why you should disable the User Profile Disk when using another solution for User Environment Virtualization. In the 4th blogpost I showed how AppSense can be used in combination with Azure RemoteApp. This post will describe the use of RES ONE Workspace in combination with Azure RemoteApp. A couple of months ago RES contacted me about writing this last part of the series. They give me access to their Azure RemoteApp environment where they had implemented RES ONE Workspace. Continue reading